Translator, Vice President Office

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Feb 2021

The Opportunity

The Office of Vice President seeks an incumbent for the position of Translator to provide effective translations (English and Arabic) of papers, articles and documents, as well as providing other translation services as needed.

Provides timely, accurate and appropriate translations in both Arabic and English.

Ensures that Zayed University is presented in a favorable image to all University clients and the UAE Community.

The Responsibilities

  • Provides high quality translation services in both Arabic and English for the Office of the Vice President and other University Departments.
  • Translates different text types such as contracts, correspondence, tables, charts, and graphs into the target language.
  • Translates various official university documents including business, financial, legal and academic documents for the Vice President’s office and the University departments.
  • Liaises with government, educational and other departments and agencies that provide academic documentation to Zayed University as needed.
  • Expedites translated amendments or up-dates required to support various University academic initiatives.
  • Consults and considers cross-cultural sensitivities throughout the translation of documents.

The Requirements

Must possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a professional translation (Arabic/English) role or an equivalent combination of education, skills and experience.

Desired or preferred requirements

Familiar with academic environment and culture

Familiar with diplomatic and cultural sensitivities of both Arabic/English translation

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., Cash housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.

While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.


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